2-year-old shoots through ceiling into family’s apartment while they eat, VA cops say

A 2-year-old found a gun and fired a shot into the apartment below as a family ate dinner, Virginia officials said. Getty Images/iStockphoto A 2-year-old found a gun and fired a shot into a family’s home as they ate dinner in Virginia, officials said. The family was eating at their home on Fern Oak Circle … Read more

Firefighters missing and 120 hurt in Cuban oil facility blast and fire

A fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility raged uncontrolled in the Cuban city of Matanzas, where four explosions and flames injured 121 people and left 17 firefighters missing. Cuban authorities said a unidentified body had been found late Saturday. Firefighters and other specialists were still trying to quell the … Read more

Local pizza shop heavily damaged after fire

NIWOT, Colo. (KDVR) — A popular Boulder County pizza shop, Abo’s Pizza, was heavily damaged after an early Saturday morning fire. Mary Jo Wysoki, the manager of Winot Coffee Co., was the one who made the call after the fire started. She shares a parking lot with Abo’s, and said she just had a gut … Read more

Search for NJ Couple Presumed Dead Continues in Wreckage of Charred Estate

Robert and Gemma Ricciardi were still missing more than a day after their New Jersey estate caught fire and burned down to its foundation early Friday morning. The husband and wife, both in their 80s, were feared dead hours later after all that remained of the Morris Township residence off Normandy Heights Road were the … Read more

Actress Anne Heche in ‘Stable Condition’ After Fiery Car Crash

Actress Anne Heche is in stable condition, a spokesperson for the actor said Saturday, after her car slammed into a house in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles and erupted into flames. “Anne is currently in stable condition. Her family and friends ask for your thoughts and prayers and to respect her privacy during … Read more

Evacuation centre set up in Penticton, B.C. for those displaced by wildfires – Okanagan | Globalnews.ca

As of Friday afternoon, the Keremeos Creek wildfire situated 20 km outside of Penticton has forced over 1,600 properties into either an evacuation alert or order. The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has set up an Emergency Support Service’s reception centre at the Princess Margaret Secondary School in Penticton, where over 300 registrations have come through … Read more

Actor Anne Heche Severely Burned After Car Crash Into Los Angeles Home: Reports

Anne Heche, the Emmy-winning actor whose film roles include 1998′s “Six Days Seven Nights” and 1997′s “Donnie Brasco,” sustained severe injuries Friday when her car crashed into a Los Angeles home, according to multiple news reports. Nearly 60 firefighters responded to the crash scene and extinguished the fire after an hour, the fire department officials … Read more

7 Adults, 3 Kids Dead In House Fire In Luzerne County; Criminal Probe Underway

NESCOPECK, Pa. (AP) — Fire tore quickly through a house in the wee hours of Friday, killing seven adults and three children and horrifying a volunteer firefighter who arrived to battle the blaze only to discover that the victims were his family, authorities said. A criminal investigation into the fire is underway, authorities said. The … Read more